HE'S ON TOP, SHE'S ON TOP - This is the age of the power couple While celebrities may dominate the papers, equally powerful pairings are at work in business, finance and the law. In the commercial world where there are more contacts than friends, more time for meetings than romance, partnerships of real influence are spreading. Simon Mills reports.
Like some super-charged version of Tatler's society pages, rarely a day goes by without the newspapers throwing up the names of a bright new power couple. May 5 this year was no exception. It was on this day that the broadsheets introduced us to a hard-headed, hard-working couple, Liz Airey, 40, and Paul Murray, 37: no-holds barred adversaries in big-money arbitration, loving partners after work. Even Aaron Spelling couldn't have dreamt up something so dramatic.